LABEL: MEXICAN SUMMER ALBUM IN A SENTENCE: DANISH ROCKERS CONTINUE TO EVOLVE IN THE FACE OF THE TRANSIENCE OF EVERYTHING. Are there any rules in rock and roll? Maybe there are patterns, worn grooves in the pathway. One rock and roll rule I always believed in is that it’s impossible to be a punk forContinue reading “ICEAGE : SEEK SHELTER”

Stream to the River #5 : Heartbreakers

‘I know I’m not really your favourite person, but you’re mine.’ Taking that lyric as the starting point, this playlist for is based around the best songs from Spring 2021 that deal in many different types of heartbreak.


LABEL: FOREIGN FAMILY COLLECTIVE ALBUM IN A SENTENCE: Brooklyn duo put the smiley back on the face of indie-dance music. I don’t dance much these days. I could try and style it out and say that’s because nobody’s playing my song but its more about a shyness that I’ve accepted comes with aging. When IContinue reading “GILLIGAN MOSS : GILLIGAN MOSS”


LABEL: ANTI ALBUM IN A SENTENCE: Producer, pianist, band leader and MC Alfa Mist holds the conflicts between rough and smooth, present and past, to create an individual sound within the London Jazz scene. This week in Britain as local election results are counted, there is a narrative being sold that London is other, differentContinue reading “ALFA MIST : BRING BACKS”


LABEL: NEW AMSTERDAM ALBUM IN A SENTENCE:  The third album from Brooklyn Based Pakistani Composer reinterprets the tradition of Hindustani classical music on an album that transcends grief and loss. The main reasons I’m writing this blog are to encourage myself and others to emotionally invest in contemporary music and inquire what can be seenContinue reading “AROOJ AFTAB : VULTURE PRINCE”